Our workshops and presentations fall into four categories: Communication/ Conflict Resolution, Health/Nutrition, Ethical Consumerism, and Effective Activism. We come to you and your group (at schools, conference centers, community centers, camps, etc.) and in this time of Covid we are also happy to Zoom.
Anger, sadness and despair often go hand in hand with awareness of the state of
the world. This session looks at ways to turn the emotions into healthy positive
(Presentation or Interactive Workshop)
We spend much of our lives with our co-workers and most of our remaining hours
with our families, roommates or friends. This communication workshop provides
ideas and tools for living and working peacefully together even when our values and
lifestyle choices differ. This is an opportunity to learn and try new ways of responding.
Learn easy ways to be creative in the kitchen while supporting your own health and
the whole planet. Plant-based cooking that satisfies even the pickiest palates!
(Cooking demonstration or interactive cooking class)
This workshop/talk takes a close look at our power as consumers. Who and what are we supporting with our dollars? We say we do not want our lives to support unnecessary suffering, but we are often swept away by the latest trends and consumer "must haves". This workshop/talk is an opportunity to examine the areas where we can simplify our lives and say no to over consumption and the burden it places on our planet and our wallets. (Presentation or Interactive Workshop)
We are all walking billboards. Our words, actions and lifestyles...even our thoughts... project a message out into the world. What does your personal billboard say to the world? Are you living a life that reflects who and what you care about? How can you redefine your personal message and your effect on the world around you? This workshop/talk will provide tools for exploring ways to move toward a message that is more consistent with our values. (Presentation or Interactive Workshop)
Advertising counts on us seeing ourselves as less than perfect and assumes that we are self critical and comparing ourselves to others. This workshop is an opportunity to see what real beauty is and to find it in ourselves and others. (Interactive Workshop)
These simple activities don’t take any particular skills or vast amounts of money, but
will translate into huge returns in outreach and education (vegan, animal rights,
health, environment, human rights, peace,etc.). Anyone can go out into their
community and change people's lives using these techniques. Leave this workshop
with tools you can put to use right away!
An inspiring 12-minute film from Non-Violence United that gives viewers a vision of
the world we can all create together (see home page at the bottom). Discussion
about what each of us can do to spread the message of health, compassion and
Lack of intelligence has been used as a justification for treating non-human species
as unfeeling, unthinking objects to be used at the whim of humans. This program
will look at the intelligence of our non-human relatives through amazing true stories
from around the world and interactive activities.
(Presentation or Interactive Workshop)
See the extraordinary in the most ordinary outdoor setting. Your local setting will
come to life for you through inspiring outdoor activities.
(Interactive outdoor workshop for all ages)
Rae brings her experience as Co- founder of the Institute for Humane Education and Co-Creator of the popular Sowing Seeds Humane Education Workshop into this session for anyone interested in bringing the compassionate living message into educational settings. Learn how to provide students with the insight they need to make truly informed choices that help create a humane world.
Feel what it is like to live in the skin of another species with your whole body. A
movement class for all ages. From fish to birds, captive to free, this is a chance to
feel what they feel and move as they move.
(Workshop for all ages, no previous dance/movement experience necessary)